Lead Developer (LICTR)

University of Leeds

Leeds, United Kingdom

ID: 7079561 (Ref.No. CSUIT1390)
Posted: June 9, 2021

Job Description

Are you interested in utilising your extensive development knowledge and skills in a diverse development function? Are you an enthusiastic and driven individual with a desire to be part of a Development team covering System, Integration, Automation and Data development delivering high quality IT services to support a range of business-critical systems in one of the country’s largest academic Clinical Trials Units?

The Leeds Institute of Clinical Trials Research (LICTR) is looking for an enthusiastic and experienced Lead Developer to lead a small team of programmers providing innovative and robust computer applications to support complex research

Using .NET and associated technologies you will be the lead developer delivering and supporting services underpinning a range of business-critical activities. You will lead the development of new and existing key core services used by a range of stakeholders, working closely Trial and Data Management teams to ensure systems are fit for purpose, and meet strategic and user requirements. You will set and maintain development best practices; drive change, refactor technical debt, mentor other developers and shape the future of development within the LICTR. 

You will utilise .NET skills, knowledge and experience gained through working in a platform development role to design, develop and maintain applications, integrations, and automation across a range of systems. You will work pro-actively, aligned to the development lifecycle ensuring effective communication and consultation with stakeholders and customers in designing and implementing fit for purpose solutions. 

Working in a complex environment, your work as a Lead Developer will involve documenting your work in line with standard operating procedures to ensure alignment with industry best practice, IT standards, and regulatory compliance. As an experienced member of the team, you will be responsible for supporting, training, coaching and mentoring developers. You will be comfortable with ensuring alignment to the best approach to a problem and presenting this back to your peers and wider stakeholders, you will own the standards for the wider team.

To explore the post further or for any queries you may have, please contact:

Adam Barrett, Information Systems Manager

Email: A.Barrett@leeds.ac.uk 

Due to the current Government Coronavirus lockdown and social distancing measures, the interviews for this role are likely to be conducted remotely using Microsoft Teams or Zoom.  It is also expected that relevant work within these roles may be done remotely, within the UK, while these restrictions remain in place.

Please note: If you are not a British or Irish citizen, from 1 January 2021 you will require permission to work in the UK. This will normally be in the form of a visa but, if you are an EEA/Swiss citizen and resident in the UK before 31 December 2020, this may be your passport or status under the EU Settlement Scheme.

Location:  Leeds - Main Campus
Faculty/Service:  Professional Services
School/Institute:  IT
Category:  Professional & Managerial
Grade:  Grade 8
Salary:  £41,526 to £49,553 p.a.
Post Type:  Full Time
Contract Type:  Fixed Term (Open Ended fixed term for 36 months due to external funding)
Release Date:  Monday 07 June 2021
Closing Date:  Sunday 27 June 2021
Reference:  CSUIT1390

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